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Community leaders in Livingston County encourage wearing of masks in public

Livingston County health, governmental, business, and school officials are encouraging people to wear a mask in public where social distancing is difficult to maintain. The plea comes following an increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Livingston County during the past several weeks. Officials they want to stop the spread of the virus now, so the […]

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Putnam County records first COVID-19 related death

The Putnam County Health Department has announced it received notification of the county’s first COVID-19-related death. No other information will be released about the individual. The health department staff offers its condolences to the family. The Putnam County Health Department also received notification of an additional positive case of COVID-19. That brings the county’s total […]

David Deming

David Deming formally charged in Daviess County with multiple offenses

A Spickard man arrested by the Highway Patrol the morning of Friday, July 31st faces charges in Daviess County. Online court information shows 29 year old David Deming has been charged with the felonies of possession of a controlled substance and fugitive from out of state. The Patrol reported he had multiple Randolph County, Nebraska […]

Operation Legend

Operation LeGend results in 97 arrests to date, including five murder suspects

U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison announced that 97 arrests have been made by local and federal law enforcement officers in less than two weeks since the launch of Operation LeGend.  “This is the impact of a targeted initiative to reduce violent crime, carried out by local and federal law enforcement working together,” Garrison said. “Many of […]

Coronavirus Update

Three area counties continue to see increase in COVID cases, Chillicothe Correctional Center COVID cases rise as well

The Caldwell County Health Department reports the county has a total of 34 COVID-19 cases, which is an increase of two. Twenty-eight cases are confirmed, and six are probable. Eight cases are active, and 25 have recovered. There has been one COVID-19-related death in Caldwell County. The Linn County Health Department’s bi-weekly report shows one […]